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Author Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809.
Title The writings, of Thomas Paine, secretary for foreign affairs to the Congress of the United States of America, in the late war : Containing, 1. Rights of man. 2. Common sense. 3. The crisis. 4. Letter to Abbe Raynal. 5. Public good. 6. Letter to the Earl of Shelburne. 7. Letter to Sir Guy Carlton. 8. Letter to Abbe Seyeys [sic]. 9. Letter to the authors of the Republican.
Publication Info. Albany--State of New-York : Printed by Charles R. & George Webster, [1792]
Location Call No. Status
 Rare Books Medium  Z-M P1472 W6    IN LIBRARY
Description 520 p. in various pagings ; 19 cm. (8vo)
Note Though the titles included are (in part) paged and signed separately, Evans records "Common sense" only as having been issued separately. --ESTC.
At least four issues with variant title pages exist, of which this is evidently the first. It mistakenly lists the "Letter to Abbe Raynal" as preceding "Public good," and the "Letter to the Abbe Seyeys" as preceding the "Letter to the authors of the Republican." --ESTC.
Signatures: pi⁶; [A] B-O⁴ P²; [A]⁴ B-H⁴ (H3 blank); a-u⁴ v⁴ w⁴ x⁴ (a1-x1 signed a2-x2); [A]⁴ B-O⁴ (O4 blank) [P]⁴ Q-R⁴.
Pagination: [v], vi-xii, 124; 60, [2]; 186; 41, [4]; vi-vii, [2], 10-70, [2]; 24 p.
Not in Evans.
Indexed In: ESTC W14462
Note "Subscriber's [sic] names."--p. [v]-xii.
Local Note NYSL copy: Circulation recorded in the Libary's Charging Ledger, 1799-1805. First listed in the 1793 Library catalog, p. 67, book no. 4669; then in the 1813 catalog p. 187 and the 1838 catalog p. 174, both 19th century catalogs give imprint as Albany, 1794.
NYSL copy: Minor annotations throughout.
Subject Political science -- Early works to 1800.
Genre or Form Subscribers' lists -- United States -- 18th century.
Reading dates (Provenance) -- 19th century. ZNS
Annotations (Provenance)
Added Author Webster, Charles Richard, 1762-1834, printer.
Webster, George, 1762-1823, printer.
Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809. Common sense.
Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809. Rights of man.
New York Society Library. Catalog. 1793. ZNS
New York Society Library. Catalog. 1813. ZNS
New York Society Library. Catalog. 1838. ZNS
New York Society Library. Charging ledger. 1799-1805. ZNS